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Baseball

Finding the legendary lost cultures of ancient Peru

Ancient Peru was home to many cultures, most of them still quite mysterious to modern archaeologists. But as Sarah Parcak directs her citizen-science …

John Oliver stands up for science, pours cold water on all those scientific studies you love

"Science is constantly producing new studies, as you would know if you ever watched TV," John Oliver said on Sunday's <i>Last Week Tonight</i>. "And when …

Replication

Cosmic particles reveal what the inside of ancient Egypt's pyramids look like

The mystery surrounding the pyramids of Egypt may one day be revealed thanks to a groundbreaking new technology, which shows what the inside of a …

7 Ways To Train Your Brain To Be Happy

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Neil Pasricha is on a crusade, and his goal is to help people get happy. He has firsthand experience with the working world’s disconsolate little secret—having spent years helping people lead teams, businesses, and organizations, he realized hardly anyone …

Happiness

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Happiness

8 Terrific Roof Top Tents That Make Camping a Breeze

Roof top tents assemble in seconds, which allow you more time around the campfire and less time fiddling with tent poles.<p>Roof top tents (sometimes just RTT) are more popular than ever, due to their convenience and an abundance of overlanders and adventure seeking campers. Securely attached to a …

3 Easy Ways to Make Oatmeal for Breakfast

One of my favorite things to eat for breakfast is oatmeal, which is no wonder I've come up with a variety of ways to make having it for breakfast so much easier. Check out three processes I use to keep me organized and eating healthy all week long.<p><b>No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal</b><p>This cold bowl of oatmeal …

Breakfast

This video lets you fly around an accurate model of Ancient Rome at its peak

If you've ever dreamed of strolling through the streets of Ancient Rome — you're probably out of luck. But thanks to a detailed 3D rendering of the city, created by Rome Reborn and Khan Academy, you can get a good sense of the city's grandeur and epic scope.<p>The video shows Rome as it looked back in …

Ancient History

Fund managers have been piling into these 24 stocks

Credit Suisse analysts tracked what it describes as the large-cap rising stars, or the US large-cap stocks where large-cap fund ownership rose the most during the second quarter.<p>Five financial firms made it onto the list, including Goldman Sachs, Prudential Financial and Bank of New York …

Investing

The 5 Most Romantic Road Trips

When my now-husband and I were 16, our favorite date was to hop in his GTO and hit the road, setting out to see what there was to see. While …

Walking to Petra: 7 Pillars of Beauty

Rated among the 15 best treks in the world by National Geographic, one anticipates a great deal in walking across southern Jordan to Petra. Seven reasons why this section of the Abraham Path still exceeds anyone's expectations.<p><b>1. Descending Wadi Dana</b><p>On the King's Highway towards Dana village there …

Hiking

The truth about the Sound of Music family

<b>When it was released 50 years ago, The Sound of Music became one of the most successful films of all time. It was based on the true story of the von Trapp family (above) - but what did they think of it and was their life really like it was portrayed in the movie?</b><p>"Everyone thinks the Sound of Music …

German Language

Book Cheap Fares You Find on ITA Matrix with Hipmunk

Google’s ITA Matrix is the power user’s tool of choice to find flights, including cheap first-class fares and multi-city connections, but you can’t …

Air Travel

19 Reasons Why We're Thankful For Jon Stewart On "The Daily Show"

We'll need a million Moments of Zen to emotionally endure this loss.

National Geographic Travel